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Step-by-step Tutorial: How to Add Transitions to Your Video in a Few Clicks

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Summary: In this tutorial, you'll learn how to add cool transitions effects to your video in the easiest way, with FlexClip - the easy-to-use yet powerful video editor. Follow us and get more.

There can be a lot more ways to edit a video than just straight cuts. Adding video transition is just one of them. A transition is a specialized animated effect that uses in a video for easing or emphasizing the passage from one clip or scene to the next. You can use transition effects to bring your video to life: convey a specific tone, style, or simply break up monotonous edits and make a smooth cut.

Fades, wipes, and cross dissolves are common types of transition effects. Want to learn more about transition effects? Please check our post on 19 Popular Video Transition Effect Examples Free to Use.

Making cool transition effects for your video is a simple way to let your video flow better. We promise you'll all in love with the easy-to-use features in FlexClip video editor.

Learn how easy it is to add video transitions with FlexClip. Read the guide below to get started.

Also Read: How to Start a Vlog? Detailed Steps & Killer Tips for Beginner >

How to Make Cool Video Transitions with FlexClip

Frankly, many video editors can be used to add transition effects to a video. Among all editors, FlexClip has our recommendation for the following reasons:

  1. FlexClip video editor is easy-to-use yet powerful. Easy for editing beginners, powerful for editing experts.
  2. It is a completely free editor to add cool transition effects to your video online.
  3. A lot of popular transition effects are available in FlexClip, like wipes, cross dissolves, and linear blur, etc.
  4. You can find millions of high-resolution photos, and royalty-free videos & audios from FlexClip's vast media library to create a highly original video or use them to furnish your video.

Here are the detailed steps on how to add the transition to video online for free with FlexClip. Let's walk through it together

Step 1 Launch FlexClip Video Editor

Visit www.flexclip.com with Chrome. Sign up for free or login your account, then click the Get Started - Free button to get started.

Add Transition to Video: Step 1

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Step 2 Create a New Project

Create a new project with the "+" icon. Then a new screen will pop up, asking you to choose a video template to begin or start from scratch. Here we choose the latter.

Add Transition to Video: Step 2

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Step 3 Import Your Video Clips

Upload your video clips to the storyboard by clicking on the "+" button: you can import your own clips from the local folder, or find some stock media from FlexClip’s extensive media library and add them to your video.

Add Transition to Video: Step 3

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Step 4 Add Transition Effects to Your Video

Go the storyboard, move your mouse to the clip you want to add a transition effect, click on the transition icon to pick one transition effects you like, and then apply it to your video.

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Note: In FlexClip video editor, you cannot apply transition effects to the video clip shorter than 2 seconds.

Step 5 (Optional) Make Other Edits

Make other edits to your video at will, like adding text, setting background music, recording voice over.

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By the way, besides making cool transition effects, there are some of the other video editing features available in FlexClip, like Rotate A Video, Crop A Video, Split A Video, and etc. Just try FlexClip and take your videos to the next level right now.

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